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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the policing response and what you need to know

Volunteer with us

Put your talents and experience to good use by volunteering with us. From maintaining our vehicles or joining a Community Watch Scheme to supporting our History and Heritage group or inspiring young cadets, you are sure to find a role to suit you.

Our volunteers make us truly special and you will join a 300-strong volunteering community whose contribution complements the duties performed by our uniformed and paid staff. Your support will help to make Avon and Somerset a safer place to live, work and visit.

Why volunteer with us?

By volunteering with us, you will:

  • gain new transferable skills and knowledge
  • gain valuable insights into local policing
  • meet and help others within your local community
  • expand your social network within our policing family
  • inspire others around you and instil community spirit
  • develop your own professional and interpersonal skills and boost your CV

How can you get involved?

There are many ways you can get involved, such as:

  • Joining a Community Watch Scheme such as Farm Watch, SpeedWatch or Horse Watch
  • Becoming a Local Policing Support Volunteer and supporting Neighbourhood Policing Teams
  • Supporting our Police Cadets by becoming a Cadet Leader or helping with unit administration
  • Becoming a Partners and Communities Together (PACT) member and raising local issues
  • Becoming a Volunteer Driver to deliver and collect items as well as transporting police officers and their exhibits to and from court
  • Becoming a Vehicle Maintenance Volunteer who helps maintain our fleet of vehicles
  • Providing support for our History and Heritage Group by helping to record and promote the history of policing in the Avon and Somerset area.

Ready to join us?

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